Dr. Wu’s laboratory studies targets and mechanisms by which resveratrol, a polyphenol isolated from grapes, protects cardiovascular cell structure and function and prevents cancer. Due to the use of known carcinogens, all trainees must be at least 18 years old.
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
New York Medical College
Valhalla, NY 10595
Research interests include identification, purification, and characterization of resveratrol targeting proteins; cardioprotection by resveratrol; chemoprevention by tocotrienols in breast cancer; studies of reversine in cell cycle control; control of cancer cell proliferation and gene expression by mushroom extracts.
Graduate Degree: M.S., Ph.D.
Graduate Degree Institution: Florida State University
Undergraduate Institution: McGill University